Come! Ms. Dunlap will give two talks at the CNPS Conservation Conference Feb. 1-3 in LA!

One regarding a database of 3,700 nectar plants (& how to collect images to benefit pollinators), and the other regarding
a prototypical key incorporating a novel plant identification system that produced an order of magnitude improvement.

Daphne tangutica

Family: Thymelaeaceae

Synonym: Daphne retusa

Native to: Northwestern China

Sentiment: i would not have you otherwise


Type: shrub

Form: erect

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 6.3 feet

Max width: 5 feet


white/off white




Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: part shade, sun

Landscape use: flower fragrant

Propagates by: seed

flowers in spring

flowers in summer

Soil types: loam, sandy

USDA Zones: zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: 0 to +30 °F

Water: moderate